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Maruti Suzuki production crosses 3 crore cumulative milestone

Written by News Team

Maruti Suzuki India Limited, a subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation, has achieved a significant milestone by producing over 3 crore units in India. This achievement comes in just 40 years and 4 months since production began in December 1983, making it the fastest among all Suzuki production bases.

A Significant Achievement

This milestone covers production undertaken at the company’s Gurugram, Manesar (in Haryana) and Hansalpur (in Gujarat) manufacturing facilities. Over 2.68 crore vehicles have been manufactured at the Haryana-based facilities, and over 32 lakh vehicles were produced at Suzuki Motor Gujarat, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MSIL

Maruti Suzuki Top Production Contributors

The top 10 models which have contributed to the milestone are the Alto (50.5 lakh), Swift (31.9 lakh), Wagon R (31.8 lakh), M800 (29.1 lakh), Dzire (28.6 lakh), Omni (20.2 lakh), Baleno (19.5 lakh), Eeco (11.9 lakh), Brezza (11.6 lakh) and the Ertiga (11 lakh).

Future Plans

Hisashi Takeuchi, MD and CEO, Maruti Suzuki India, said, “Today India is world’s third largest passenger vehicle market and poised to grow stronger in coming years. To fulfil customer demand and aspirations, we plan to invest further and increase our annual production capacity to 4 million units by FY2030-31. Working towards this, we will set up two new green field manufacturing plants of 10 lakh capacity each at Kharkhoda-Haryana and Gujarat. We will also enhance our range of models from present 18 to 28 by FY 2030-31.”

The company currently sells 18 models through its Nexa, Arena and Commercial retail channels. In addition, it exports its product range to nearly 100 countries globally.

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